When was the last time you did something just for the fun of it? I’m talking about gallivanting shenanigans, here. Really try to think…I’ll wait. So many of us lead full busy lives with hardly any leftover time for shenanigans. It is widely known that play is critical for children to develop creative thinking and… Continue reading pause and press play
I think it’s safe to say that there is a LOT going on in this world that is breaking our hearts, making us angry, but I want to remind you that there still is an an abundance of good.
For the last year I’ve mostly been silent here on HebrewDawn, stopped posting my queued up Real Mom posts, and basically neglected you all. All I can say is I’m sorry, but I’m ready to open up about why. In May 2016 I found out I was pregnant with our second, my oldest was getting… Continue reading The long silence
For far too long I’ve sat in silence. For far too long I’ve allowed others to be the voice for the oppressed. For far too long I was made to believe my voice wasn’t needed. I now know that I was wrong, because I can no longer remain silent. I speak out to have my… Continue reading silence is no longer an option
To my dearest daughter, Today is the inauguration of the 45th president of our country. This day is filled with mixed emotions for many Americans, as some are delighted and some are greatly dismayed with who is to be our next president. I’m not here today to tell you how I feel or how you should… Continue reading Inauguration Day 2017
Living well does not just mean taking care of our physical body. It also means looking after our spirit by nurturing the people and things and ideas we love. For me, that’s music. I was fortunate enough to catch the amazing Lucius (one of my favorite bands) at a local venue last night. In addition… Continue reading Two of us on the run
I could tell you today that my heart is broken, but I think it goes without saying. I could also prattle on about how we need to put an end to the gun violence, but those words have been said abundantly. In light of yet ANOTHER mass shooting, all the words that could be said… Continue reading all the words that could be said